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Knowledge Creation in Groups – The Value of Cognitive Diversity, Transactive Memory and Open-mindedness Norms

This paper contributes to our understanding of knowledge creation by developing a comprehensive model of the knowledge creating process in organisational work teams. It subsequently synthesises contemporary theory across research streams to develop hypotheses relating to three factors capable of … Continue reading

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A Sociological Theory of Communication – The Self-Organization of the Knowledge-Based Society

Networks of communication evolve in terms of reflexive exchanges. The codification of these reflections in language, that is, at the social level, can be considered as the operating system of society. Under sociologically specifiable conditions, the discursive reconstructions can be … Continue reading

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Social Movements Knowledge – What Do We Know, How Do We Create Knowledge and What Do We Do With It

Social Movements produce knowledge about the social world. More specifically, they produce knowledge from below, information about society which is inconvenient to and resisted by those above: the wealthy, the mighty and the learned (or , as we might say, … Continue reading

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